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. >> my teacher saved a life and she called mr. gunn her husband and he called the police. >> president obama will be here to meet with the grieving families and attend a prayer vigil. sandy hook, connecticut. >>> and this breaking news, police just finished a news conference and among the things they talked about was recovering evidence. they said the weapons are being studied back to when they were being assembled. the weapons that shooter adam lanza had. they are still combing through the school and the vehicles and the cars around the school are being searched. when they finish the search they give them back to their owners. they are quite concerned about misinformation. misinformation is getting out there on social media from people posing as the shooter or other bogus players in this tragedy. we will have more from what they had to say at that news conference on abc7 news. >>> that grieving community in newtown came together for a vigil. they shared their stories and the sense of loss. a doctor who helped treat victims is deeply shaken by what he experienced. >> this is the darkes
. they heard bangs and thank god for mrs. summers. her reading teacher grabbed my daughter and brought her into a bathroom. she locked the door along with another teacher. in a short time, some police were able to get them out of there and escort them through the hall ways. unfortunately it was a messy scene for my daughter. >> i spoke with your wife, lisa and she said your daughter seems to be okay. you also have a 10-year-old son. how are the kids doing now? >> i don't know if my daughter is in shock or not, but from what she told me she saw, she is doing incredibly well. my son is doing great too, but there is a lot of fears. the game is changed from this point on. per are what does that mean when you say the game is changed. >> my kids are asking when is it going to happen again. it was only a week ago we were talking about this type of situation and i said the chances of it happening are one in a zillion at sandy hook. i was wrong about that. >> we know you knew the principal, dawn hochsprung who was killed in the mass murder today. tell us a little bit about her. >> she was just so n
to school. our teacher's dead. pl mrs. soto. we don't have a teacher. >> reporter: the counsellor crouched under her desk. >> you see the feet of the shooter? >> i could see him from the knees down. >> right in front of you? >> 20 feet away facing his feet. his boots were facing my desk. >> and he turned and walked away. >> seconds and turned and walked out. >> reporter: schools in five states including in ridgefield, connecticut on lockdown due to heightened suspicions as districts fast track new security plans. >> in lockdown mode until you hear an all clear announcement. >> reporter: sandy hook elementary school was closed today. no one knows when students will return. but some put it out of their minds just for a little while. lacrosse players from new haven university volunteered to lift kids' spirits. >> kind of makes them forget about it for three or four hours they were playing and having fun and being kids. >> reporter: a chance for the kids to enjoy the kindness of strangers. >> once we all started playing and the kids could see they lit up, you know. >> they wanted to play? >> t
has the right to own a gun that can kill 20 children in a minute and a half. had mrs. lanza secured her weapons we might not have had so much carnage. keep the conversation going. more of your responses in the next hour of "newsroom." up high! ok. don't you have any usefull apps on that thing? who do you think i am, quicken loans? ♪ at quicken loans, our amazingly useful mortgage calculator app allows you to quickly calculate your mortgage payment based on today's incredibly low interest rates... right from your iphone or android smartphone. one more way quicken loans is engineered to amaze. ♪ is engineered to amaze. ♪ how advanced is the new ford fusion? well...it has outstanding performance and handling... ...and it offers a plug-in hybrid that gets a projected 100 mpge. of course, there's still one thing it can't do. introducing the entirely new ford fusion. it's an entirely new idea of what a car can be. but with advair, i'm breathing better. so now i can be in the scene. advair is clinically proven to help significantly improve lung function. unlike most copd medications,
inability to communicate would get worse or to share what he was feeling would be worse. mrs. lanza was a wonderful parent who often was on campus for her son. >>neil: now the parent would have been divorced at this time. so he was living with his mom at this time, is that correct? >>guest: which time? >>neil: when he was in high school? >>guest: no, his family was together. >>neil: they were together at that time. >>guest: my believe is they were, yes. they may have been going, they were showing signs of family dysfunction as far as between the husband and wife that the children that comes out in a school setting and some may say they are not doing the math or english and why your grades go from 90's to f and a lot of kids show that with a divorce or difficulty in the home. there was some talk and you can sense if you are that close to the kids, what is going on, it could be related to home. however, i would like to point out that being at the high school that many hours involved in a technology club is their safety zone. they can be away from home where the problems are, they not
's david kerley in washington, following this, how is mrs. clinton tonight? >> we know that she came back from her last trip nine days ago with a stomach bug, earlier in the week, she became dehydrated, fainted, have a concussion, she did not go to the hospital. doctors are monitoring her. this means that she'll not testify this week about the attack on the mission in benghazi and the killing of our ambassador there, the republican chair of the house committee not happy about that. but abc's jake tapper has learned that john kerry will be tapped as the replacement. for hillary clinton. so, david, there's a chance she'll never testify what happened in benghazi. david? >> two developments tonight, hillary clinton recovering from a fall and a possible secretary of state kerry in our future. david kerley, thank you tonight. >>> when we come back here on the broadcast from newtown, connecticut, the profound question, how does this community celebrate christmas? look, if you have copd like me, you know it can be hard to breathe, and how that feels. copd includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema
the shooter was beginning his rampage. luke's teacher tried to protect her kids. so you're in the classroom and mrs. mckenzie, is she calm? is she excited? how was she? >> she was crying. >> reporter: mrs. mckenzie was crying? >> yeah. >> reporter: because it must have been pretty scary. >> yeah. but then like our next door teacher said to come to her classroom. >> reporter: so you all went in this? >> yeah, because probably the gunman was going to come in our classroom. i don't know. >> reporter: fortunately for luke and his classmates the gunman never made it to their classroom. but even as they were ushered to safety at a nearby firehouse, the kids were very scared. and luke bravely wanted to help calm them. >> they're crying and i'm like, it's okay. my dad is a cop. he'll like help us. >> reporter: his dad, luke ramirez, is a police officer in the neighboring town of oxford. and he did come. he was one of the first responders on the scene. >> he grabbed me, actually. and i said, oh, i said, you're finally here. what took you so long? >> reporter: it was a happy ending for the santana fa
is recovering at home after fainting and hitting her head. the concussion she suffered is expected to prevent mrs. clinton from appearing this week before two congressional committees looking at the attack in benghazi, libya that killed four americans including the u.s. ambassador. south africa says that former president nelson mandela underwent surgery for gallstones yesterday. the operation on the 94-year-old was described as successful. now today's weather, rain is likely east of the mississippi and along the west coast. there they are also bracing for snow. the week ahead will start with scattered storms, and will end with the official start of winter. ,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,, >> osgood: friday's awful events in newtown, connecticut bring back some all too familiar questions. how could this have happened? and what can be done? here is martha tischner. >> caller is indicating that she thinks someone is shooting in the building. >> reporter: somehow the idea that little children had been shot made it worse. >> we heard a lot more than, the ambulance came, then the policemen told us to run out of
of virginia. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton is being treated in the hospital for a blood clot. her doctors said yesterday that the clot stems from the concussion that she sustained several weeks ago. mrs. clinton is being held at the new york presbyterian hospital. >>> venezuelan president hugo chavez has suffered new complications while undergoing cancer treatment. chavez had surgery in cuba after the cancer returned 18 months ago. but three weeks ago chavez developed a respiratory infection. the vice president left venezuela to visit chavez, and it is a sign things could be going downhill. >>> nine people are dead after a charter bus carrying 40 people ripped through a guardrail and fell several hundred feet down the snowy slope. this happened yesterday morning in eastern oregon. officials say rescue workers were using ropes to help retrieve people from the scene. the bus was on its way to vancouver from las vegas. >>> the father of the gunman who opened fire in the connecticut school has claimed his son's body. a spokesperson for the family says that peter lanza claimed the rema
saying. and then one of them said, our teacher is dead. we can't go back. mrs. soto is dead. and i think one of the girls said, there was blood in her mouth and she fell down. and then somehow they escaped. and megyn, i don't know the details of their escape. i don't know how they escaped but they must have run some portion of the road that is next to the firehouse and was picked up, were picked up by a school bus driver. and i don't know how they escaped but until i saw victoria soto's name in the casualty list i could not believe it because it was unfathomable. megyn: they were within inches of dying themselves and it was moments after when they were in your home. what was their affect? kids are so resilient and they don't understand evil the way we do and don't understand horror the way we do so what was their affect when they were with you? >> they were initially kind of agitated. and then the stuffed animals sealed to calm them down. then they told their story, and, it just was so hard to believe. and then as if god had sent down a little angel there was a respite from the terror an
: there is no way secretary clinton steps down and new secretary of state is in place, there is no way to call mrs. clinton back to testify? >> we hope that she will fulfill her desire to come before our committee. we hope that will happen. they have not shut the door on that, but i know as robert frost says, who knows what will happen. we have every expectation she will. that is our strict request and we hope she makes good on it. >> arthel: is there any way to ensure that these hearings will not be politicized? if you want the american people to get the real answers you have to keep politics out of it. >> it's very hard to keep politics out of anything we do in congress. what we're talking about is terrorist attack with four americans lost their lives, even though they requested more security and more help. we want to know what went wrong and to prevent another benghazi. american lives are at stake all over the world. we are targets. we want to make sure that another benghazi is not going to happen and only way you can do that is examine what happened with this one. >> arthel: congresswoman, tha
on the planes after 9/11. >> ari, he's not alone. >> no, he's not. >> mr. gohmert, congressman said he hoped the school had an m-4, m-5. there are many other people saying the same thing. >> the mother of the killer had plenty of guns that didn't protect her. it's ludicrous. this is up there with the gingrich colony on the moon. there aren't teachers out there clambering for it. that's where if newt gingrich speaks for anyone and i'm not sure he really does, but if he speaks for anyone, they're not in tune with the public mood right now. the question is how do -- there are people still coming back to the tobacco analogy. there are people that still smoke and people who drive really too fast and die on the roads. no one is saying in this point that we're talking about taking away guns out of the entirety of american culture. it's gun safety. and do you make schools safer by having more weapons out there. it's conceivable some other kid could break into the school's gun closet and turn it on the princip principal. >> the other issue which is how does a handgun compare against an ar-15, one tha
by the senate, he will succeed hillary clinton, as i mentioned. it may end the search to fill mrs. clinton's post after susan rice withdrew her name from consideration earlier this month in the wake of the controversy about what happened and benghazi, libya. we will bring you live to the white house as the news is made. that way you won't miss it. we will see that's really going to be john kerry and the president has to say. in the meantime, we have word that the democrats are calling on republicans to come back to the negotiating table. for more fiscal cliff talks. how speaker john boehner today said the problem is now in the democrats were. >> as you know, the house did not take up the tax bill last night because we didn't have the votes to pass it. it's not the outcome that i wanted. that was the will of the house. was the president and congress take action, tax rates will go up on every american taxpayer. devastating defense cuts go into effect attendance. megyn: joining me now is chris stirewalt. post a power play. i watch something interesting last night on hannity last night. he was
. eight-year-old luke santana was in mrs. mackenzie's third-grade class when the shooting started. >> she was crying. >> reporter: mrs. mackenzie was crying? >> yeah. >> reporter: because it must have been pretty scary. >> yeah. >> reporter: luke's teacher moved her kids to the classroom next door and this son of a police officer tried to calm his classmates. >> and their classroom and our classroom were piling up on each other and they were crying and i said it's okay, my dad is a cop. he'll help us. >> reporter: luke's father was rushing to the scene. what did you do when you saw him? >> he grabbed me, actually, and i said "oh, you're finally here, what took you so long?" >> reporter: there will be five more funerals here tomorrow, including one for vicki soto. she was one of the hero teachers who died trying to shield her students. luke santana had ms. soto for first grade a few years back and scott, he reports to me she was "so nice and kind." >> pelley: you have to love that boy. jim, thanks very much. figuring out why this happened is the hardest part of the investigation. justice c
rampage. luke's teacher tried to protect her kids. so you're in the classroom, and mrs. mckenzie is -- is she calm is she excited? how was she? >> she was crying. >> reporter: mrs. mckenzie was crying? >> yeah. >> reporter: because it must have pretty scary. >> yeah. but then like our next door teacher said to come to her classroom. >> reporter: so you all went in there? >> yeah because probably the gunman was going to come in our classroom. >> reporter: fortunately for luke and his classmates the gunman never made it to their classroom. but even as they were ushered to safety at a nearby fire house, the kids were very scared. and luke bravely wanted to help calm them. >> they were crying. i was like, it's okay. my dad is a cop and he'll like help us. >> reporter: his dad, luke ramirez, is a police officer in the neighboring town of oxford. and he did come. he was one of the first responders on the scene. >> i saw my husband was calling. i picked up the phone right away. and i hear the terror in his voice telling me something terrible happened. you have t
fainted and hit her head. she has been fighting off a stomach virus and had already canceled an overseas trip. aids say mrs. clinton will work from home next week and will not testify to congress about the benghazi attack in libya, at least at this point. >>> time for us to talk about our weather and, boy, it was pretty rainy out there today. let's check in with meteorologist mark tamayo to find out if the showers will linger throughout the night. >> the rain showers and also cold temperatures, tough to be outside today, with readings only in the 40s for most of the region. only in the 40s. as far as rainfall totals, did pick up late this morning into the afternoon hours. radar loop throughout the afternoon showing numbers did add up, especially after the 2:00 or 3:00 hour. san francisco, 0.15. santa rosa, 0.20. san jose, 0.14. livermore, 0.17. as far as temperatures, that was another big part of our weather story today. look at all the 40s. these were the afternoon highs. santa rosa topped out at 46 degrees. concord, 47. san jose, only 49 degrees. as far as right now on live storm track
, in short, that america has always been grateful to have especially in her darkest hours. men who lead by example and expect nothing. >> mr. inouye died yesterday of respiratory complications. he was 88. >>> a new offer from president obama aimed at avoiding the "fiscal cliff." he met with house speaker john boehner at the white house yesterday. the president reportedly offered to curtail future cost of living increases for recipients of social security and softened his demand for higher taxes at upper income levels. boehner wants an earnings threshold of a million dollars for higher rates. if no deal is reached in the next two weeks, billions in tax hikes and spending cuts will go into effect. >>> well, millions of credit card customers should soon receive refunds from american express, capital one, and discover. the three companies owe $435 million in refunds to nearly 6 million customers as a result of a government crackdown on deceptive credit card practices. refunds range from 3 bucks to $300 and they should show up on monthly statements. >> youtube released its list of top 10 tre
, be the first child foor her and her husband, prince william. >>> mr. roker is here with a look at the weather. >> two big storms on both coasts. we start here in the northeast and the east coast. really, severe weather through the southeast today. winter storms going on right now in new england. we're talking about one to six inches of snow in parts of maine, one to three inches of rain down through the southeast. out west, we've got another big storm to talk about. this one is going to be causing blizzard warnings, winter storm weather advisories, winter weather advisories from the pacific northwest all the way into colorado. snowfall amounts anywhere from one to two feet of snow in the cascades, about one to two inches of rain along the california coast. we'll have your local forecast but first this message.ge. >>> good morning. i'm storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein. we have had patchy dense fog. more sprinkles in northern maryland and northern west virginia headed into the metro area over the next several hours. between now and then, clouds, patchy dense fog. in the 40s for much of re
, considerate, lived here good part of her life. she was very involved in the community. very well respected. >> did you talk about the family in general? >> i can tell you small town, that mrs. champion, dotty, worked as the school nurse at the daniel j. bakey school for a number of years. a wonderful person, very good with children. jim champion worked for me for a number of years as the captain of the police department and he currently works for me as a part-time officer, as well as for a deputy. >> (inaudible). >> the whole family is traumatized by this event. very sad. very sad. >> (inaudible). >> i'm sorry. i didn't hear that. i have not. i have not. he has not. >> (question inaudible). >> i have not had a conversation with him. very close. >> (question inaudible). >> i actually saw her last november when jim champion retired. i saw her at the retirement party. i haven't seen the children since they left here in 1998. my understanding was it was 1998. that was my understanding. >> any other questions? thanks a lot. >> thank you. >> bill: let's piece this together here. those are spokes
. >> i thank congresswoman degette for bringing us altogether this morning and for her ongoing leadership on this issue. as you can see, we have a great deal of sad experience. mr. barber was wounded himself the day he saw his colleague killed and our colleague, congresswoman gifford so severely wounded. we have our colleagues from connecticut, our colleague congresswoman mccarthy. a champion on this issue. our colleague from rhode island who can speak with some authority on this issue as well. and bobby rush, we'll never forget your own personal experience as well. what you see before you are sponsors, co-sponsors of the bill which are reaching nearly 150 co-sponsorships. so again, someone asked why are republicans not here? they are not co-responses of the legislation. let me just say this about them and us. there is no division between us. that is to say if anyone of us could have reached out to that shooter and pulled away the round, the assault magazine that he had, high performance, whatever they called them, clips, we would have done so. we would -- all of us would have risked our
saying, we can't go back to school, we can't go back to school. our teacher is dead. mrs. soto, we don't have a teacher. and i couldn't believe it. >> reporter: the school nurse told abc's george stephanopoulos how she crouched under her desk and held her breath. >> while you're under there, you actually see the feet of the shooter? >> i could see him from the knees down. see the legs. >> right in front of you? >> 20 feet away, facing -- his boots were facing my desk. >> then he turned and walked away? >> it was seconds. he turned and walked out. and i heard the door close. >> reporter: and for the rabbi, the tough task of explaining to the faithful where the evil that struck last friday comes from. >> i don't believe that god did this. i believe a crazy man did this. the meaning in it is not trying to understand why god does something. somehow we got here. we have to not necessarily always look towards god but look towards humanity and say what is it that we've done that has created this environment. >> reporter: the clergy of the small new england town say that the horrors of last we
teacher mrs. van horn packing a glock 9. or this, an m-4 assault rifle. >> i wish to god she had had an m-4 in her office locked up so when she heard gunfire, she pulls it out and she didn't have to lunge heroically with nothing in her hands. but she takes him out. >> talking about the principal at sandy hook. this is an idea that's catching on. take a look at the map. lawmakers in oklahoma, tennessee, florida, virginia, texas, minnesota, south dakota, nevada, and oregon are open to arming teachers. >> what i'm suggesting is that we have campus responders. two or three volunteers that are on the staff, whether administrators or teachers or staff members. hopefully maybe prior military or prior law enforcement. but people who are trained who will be armed and when the first shot is fired on the next campus they can respond and meet lethal force with lethal force. >> the liberal blog site mother jones did a two-month investigation on this very topic. it found more guns doesn't equal fewer mass shootings. it points out, quote, america now has 300 million firearms, a barrage of nra-backed gun
. and obviously she is not taking questions about it under oath up on capitol hill today. >> we heard her spokeswoman yesterday basically say, look you're going to hear from mr. nyds and from nicolas burns this morning and they are speaking on behalf of hillary clinton. should that be satisfactory? we understand that hillary clinton is going to testify in january. how different is the climate going to be in january in the middle of the inauguration and everything else, bret? >> right, i think there are senators up there who are concerned about that. they are senator kerry is saying that secretary clinton will testify in january. of course she won't be the secretary of state. and it may very well be senator kerry who is on his way to being secretary of state. we don't know that as of yet. but, remember, there will be a lot of turn over, there will be probably the inauguration underway, there will be nominations and a lot of things happening here that people may get a lot of different focus than benghazi. but, listen, we'll continue to cover it here. there are some information things that t
lady. she lived here a good part of her life. she was very involved in the community. very well respected. >> chief, can you talk about the champions in general, well known in town? >> i can tell you, small town, that mrs. champion, dottie, worked as a school nurse at the school for a number of years. a wonderful person, very good with children. jim champion worked for me for a number of years as the captain of the police department. and he currently works for me as a part-time officer as well as for sheriff downing as a deputy. >> have you spoken much to him since he has heard this news? can you tell us anything about how he is doing? >> the whole family is trau traumatized by this event, very sad, very sad. >> do you know if he was in contact, has he expressed anything -- anything -- >> i'm sorry i didn't hear. i have not. >> can you tell us about -- >> he has not. >> what does he say about -- this day. >> i have not had a conversation with him. >> do you know how close he was to nancy and her sons? >> very close. >> when is the last time they were back here -- >> i actually s
she saved so many kids' lives. >> reporter: i spoke with the parents of a student who saw mrs. soto get shot and they still haven't told their son about her ultimate fate because they think that after everything that's happened this week and everything else that he has seen, including some of his classmates being shot, that they think it's too much to handle at this time. and president obama is going to be here this evening for an interfaith vigil at newtown high school and he's going to try to help heal the community who seems to feel worse with every new piece of information that comes out. >> they were first graders, they were doing kids stuff. it's the kind of stuff you'd send your kids or your grandkids out the door out to first grade. >> and again, counseling will be available at a nearby intermediate school in the gym. we're told that there are grief counselors from across new england and therapy dogs and there's food, a memorial buildingen last night before they wrapped things up for the day, there were about a hundred cars in the parking lot. back to you in new york. >> ali
and trashy. donald trump sued her on behalf of his miss universe organization and miss usa is part of that, claiming she had defamed the organization. a judge in arbitration just agreed with mr. trump and awarded the miss universe organization $5 million in damages. was that the right decision? let's ask our panel. joining me now, arthur aidala, former prosecutor, now defense attorney. jonna spilbor, same pedigree. well come. i have to say, when he first filed it, i thought, that is just trump. he doesn't like what she said, she is entitled to her opinion. this arbitration judge did not see it that way. this is a big win for "the donald", arthur. >> it is a big win. hopefully donald trump doesn't need five million bucks. megyn: maybe he will donate it to charity if he can get it. >> be honest i don't think the woman has $5 million. let everyone understand, this is arbitration. this is not a trial. a judge sits in a room, a lot of times a former judge sits in a room and hears both side. however he didn't hear both side. the contestant decided she, her and her lawyer decided they weren't goi
and commemorating her legacy. the presiding officer: without objection the committee is discharged and the senate will proceed to the measure. mr. merkley: i ask unanimous consent the resolution be agreed to, the preamble be agreed to, the motion to reconsider be laid on the table with no intervening action or debate and any statements be placed in the record as if read. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. merkley: mr. president, i ask senator webb be added as a cosponsor. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. merkley: i ask unanimous consent the senate proceed to the consideration of senate resolution 625 submitted earlier today. the presiding officer: the clerk will report. the clerk: s. res. 625 recognizing the january 12, 2013 opening of the united states freedom pavilion and so forth. the presiding officer: without objection the senate will proceed to the measure. mr. merkley: i ask unanimous consent the resolution be agreed to, the preamble be agreed to, the motion to reconsider be laid on the table with no intervening action or debate and any related statements be printed
susan rice took her name out, every day we would see kerry in the subway that runs underneath here or the elevator saying, hi, mr. secretary, congratulations. he would say not yet, not yet. so he's kind of been in an odd waiting game, waiting for the official news, and even this morning my understanding is his senate office didn't know officially this was going to come today. so there definitely has been -- there's a feeling this is a long time coming for senator kerry, and that's why for a number of reasons it's pretty clear that he's going to be confirmed. >> he canning loud and proud now. dana bash reporting live from capitol hill. thanks so much. >>> also happening now in washington, lawmakers are saying good-bye to hawaii senator daniel inouye. there's a special memorial service. the senate chaplain will deliver a sermon and you see president obama wiping tears from his eyes. he was the second longest serving senator in history. he served hawaii since 1959. that's where president obama grew up so he's well familiar with daniel inouye. he was awarded medal of honor after losing
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